Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, March 1969

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1969
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1910
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1973
Feb–Mar 1969
2-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1910
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jan–Mar 1969
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1968 1910
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1968–Mar 1969
4-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1968 1981
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1983, 1998
Nov 1968–Mar 1969
5-Month
12.77"
(324.36mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1968–Mar 1969
6-Month
14.84"
(376.94mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1968–Mar 1969
7-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1968–Mar 1969
8-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
18.82"
(478.03mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1968–Mar 1969
9-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
21.60"
(548.64mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1906, 1972
Jun 1968–Mar 1969
10-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
24.53"
(623.06mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1929
May 1968–Mar 1969
11-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
27.43"
(696.72mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1968–Mar 1969
12-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
29.96"
(760.98mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Ties: 1897
Oct 1967–Mar 1969
18-Month
44.53"
(1,131.06mm)
43.68"
(1,109.47mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1974
Apr 1967–Mar 1969
24-Month
61.63"
(1,565.40mm)
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1998
Apr 1966–Mar 1969
36-Month
88.27"
(2,242.06mm)
89.87"
(2,282.70mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1955
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Apr 1965–Mar 1969
48-Month
117.72"
(2,990.09mm)
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Apr 1964–Mar 1969
60-Month
147.82"
(3,754.63mm)
149.62"
(3,800.35mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Ties: 1942, 1963

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/